In recent years, the serviced apartment industry has grown steadily. It was reported by the Association of Serviced Apartments that overall occupancy increased 2% up to 78% and net weekly rentals increased by 3% in the UK.
Despite its continued growing popularity, to the hotel industry’s detriment, luxury serviced apartments are a novel idea still for some consumers who aren’t even familiar with what they are and the ways they differ from staying in a traditional hotel. To simplify things here is a simple definition – a service apartment is a kind of furnished apartment that is available both for long-term and short-term stays, which offers amenities to be used on a daily basis. That sounds a lot like a hotel doesn’t it? Actually, the differences are quite large, with the major ones being amenities, length of stay, price, privacy, and space.
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The capital city of Malaysian Borneo is perhaps the most alluring city in the Eastern Hemisphere. It has the attractions of new hotels and terrific food with none of the time-consuming traffic found in other cities.
Where to Stay
Kuching has no shortage of five-star accommodations sprinkled throughout the hotel zones, but the Ranee is a charming and popular B&B with fairly suitable prices and an exquisite boutique located in former Chinese shophouses. Then there is an, even more, cost-effective option right next door the Waterfront Lodge that features a traditional courtyard. Then you will find a host of other inexpensive accommodations for backpackers including the Singgahsana Lodge, which features a rooftop bar and pool tables.
Another popular accommodation option is the Borneo Rainforest Lodge in the Danum Valley Conservation Area. At this resort, you will find the rainforest at your doorstep, without compromising the luxury – providing you … Read the rest